Dovefromabove


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Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 26/08/2017 at 12:26
Lily Pilly says:

Oops I appear to be on my head!


sorry


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 I thought you were being very clever LilyP 

Coleus question

Posted: 26/08/2017 at 11:24

Don't cut the green leaves off!!!  ... the colour will develop when you give them enough sunshine

Coleus question

Posted: 26/08/2017 at 09:16

I think they need lots of direct sunlight ... they can cope with it ... this will allow the colouration to develop. 

What size pot to grow melon plants

Posted: 26/08/2017 at 09:06

Bob Flowerdew recommends bucket-sized or larger 


https://hartley-botanic.co.uk/magazine/growing-melons/ 

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 26/08/2017 at 08:56
Lily Pilly says:

... I am beginning to worry about doc, you don't think he has.............................


Last edited: 26 August 2017 08:11:28


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 Trying not to think about it LilyP 


It looks as if our huge grape crop will ripen just as we leave for the West Country ... our runners and courgettes are slowing down so the neighbours will be welcome to help themselves to them and the raspberries ... I'll pick as many "green but ripening" tomatoes as I can before I go and put them on the sideboard to ripen while we're away.  


The sweet peas Wonky gave me are still flowering like mad ... never known any like them ... amazing! 


And some sad news ... Wonky's Lovely Hub lost a sister yesterday ... she'd had breast cancer but caught it too late and it returned with a vengence ... she still has a young family ... so sad ... it's a large but close family, with some in Antigua and some over here ... his Mum's still hale and hearty too, although not young any more ...   

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 26/08/2017 at 06:29

Lazy's fine ... It's the weekend 

Last edited: 26 August 2017 06:30:51

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 26/08/2017 at 06:17

Oooh G'day Pat  Hope you're on the mend now 


Good morning to the rest as you arrive 

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 26/08/2017 at 06:12

Morning all  


Told you we've booked good weather Hosta 


Have you got antihisamine on that rash?


polka raspberries ... really good ... Big juicy tasty trouble free berries. Freeze perfectly and make great jam


Have a lovely weekend Fairy 


Who've I missed ... 

Last edited: 26 August 2017 06:13:34

Any idea what this is? Weed or not?

Posted: 26/08/2017 at 05:33

Chickweed ... Pull it up, wash it and eat it as salad    Very good in an egg sandwich. 

Plant ID please

Posted: 25/08/2017 at 19:23

It will also spread everywhere so watch out for the seeds next year 

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